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Saranac Lake Community Store

The first & only community-owned department store in the Northeast

Highlights

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Raised $541k from 750 NY State residents during the financial crisis.
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Featured story on front page of the NY Times' Sunday Business Section on Nov. 12, 2011 and in their daily video coverage.
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Have established ourselves as a vital resource to the community by meeting the needs of local residents and organizations.
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Signed up 1,800 people for our Customer Rewards Program since May 2017, plus 500 more in our Yarn Club.
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Established ourselves as the source of a wide selection of locally produced products that already generate $50k in annual revenues.
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Our customer conversion rate (the percent of those who buy once they enter) is more than 40%, very high for a brick and mortar store.
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Opened our doors in Oct. 2011 after a largely volunteer-driven renovation of a 4,000 square foot former restaurant.

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